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    Shower waste help

    Hey! Thanks for the replies so far. Well i fitted 2 x 45deg adaptors and also a new trap. This kind og helped, but over the past few days am still faced with the same problem. Anyway today i thought id do a little test. I thought id remove the grate on the trap to see if the actual...
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    Shower waste help

    Hello... When i bought my house 8 months ago i ripped out the original bathroom and fitted a new bath with a power shower (2 bar pumped) which i must say is awesome! However...ive always had issues with my drainage. Basically i replaced all the old waste pipes but did not alter the route...
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    Air conditioning

    Where is the best place to buy the bits from? I would like to have small tidy duct plates ceiling mounted. I live in a bungalow so would like if possible to put the outside unit round the back bolted to the floor then get a feed into the loft and feed via a ceiling duct. I really don't want...
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    Crabtree starbreaker rcbo

    That's what I thought. Thanks for that!
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    Air conditioning

    Not sure this is the right forum for this topic but here it goes... Has anyone put air conditioning in their house? How complicated is it? How expensive is it? What's the easiest way to install etc? Thanks
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    Crabtree starbreaker rcbo

    Just a quick question, I've just installed a crabtree starbreaker consumer unit and populated it with rcbo's. Anyway outgoing side says load 1 and load 2. Just need to check that the live and neutral from my circuits both terminate in the rcbo? Just the consumer unit shows only the 'live'...
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    Horizontal cracks on internal walls

    Yeah I could be looking into this too much! But then again it could be something worse! I've been up the loft loads doing stuff, but not with a saw lol!
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    Horizontal cracks on internal walls

    Yes it is. Just googled it!
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    Horizontal cracks on internal walls

    What's a hopped roof?
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    Damp

    This afternoon I noticed some mould on the bottom corner of my bedroom in our bungalow. We decorated in November and all Was fine then. It's only around the skirting board going about 6" up in the very corner. Our exterior Walls are double bricked, cavity filled. I'm just not sure what to...
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    Horizontal cracks on internal walls

    I recently bought a bungalow which has a double brick skin for the outside Walls. When we moved in there were cracks about 12" from the ceiling in the lounge, bedroom and kitchen. They were around 1mm in width and went along most of the wall and round into the window. The windows has recently...
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    Honeywell room stat change

    Hello, I've just bought a digital dt90e digital tpi room stat to replace my dial t6360. Looking at the wiring I've noticed that my t6360 is wired via 3 cores using an anticipator to prevent overshoot and undershoot. Because my new dt90e is tpi control, can I simply remove this cable for...
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    Lagging boiler pipework

    I was just unsure as to whether it would be worth the cost. Its going to be a bit tricky, but will give it a go!
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    Lagging boiler pipework

    Hi, Is it standard to put foam lagging around boiler feed and return pipework if they are routed in the loft? My boiler is in the kitchen and hot water cylinder in a bedroom over the otherside of the bungalow. It's routed via the loft. Just curious as to whether foam lagging is of any help...
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    Fitting immersion heater to hot water tank

    Thanks for the replies. Exactly what I was after.
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    Fitting immersion heater to hot water tank

    Hi, Just got a few questions about fitting an immersion heater to my hot water tank (as currently its just heated via my boiler). I have a 900 x 600 96 ltr vented indirect cylinder and would like to know the following... 1) what size immersion heater should be fitted? (the physical size...
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    Boiler temperature

    Eh? Yeah just an example. Was just playing about a bit that's all. I do have my water set slightly higher than 60degc, but not at 80degc.
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    Boiler temperature

    Just a quick one, Is it fair to say that if I had my thermostat on my boiler set fairly low, but had the thermostat on my hot water cylinder set to say 80 degc, the hot water in my cylinder would only reach the temp my boiler is set to? The boiler would cut out on lower temp and never get to...
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    Benefits From Power Flush & Radiator Balancing ?

    Hi, I had a 40 year old radiator in my kitchen that was cold at the bottom and only Luke warm at the top. It's a double skin one which is about 1400mm long. At the weekend I removed the radiator and flushed it through. The amount of black sludge that came out was amazing. There was loads of...
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    Only half of the radiator is hot

    Hello, I have a newish radiator fitted in my lounge. It's acting strangely. It's a single skin with a honeywell thermostatic valve on the left pipe. Anyway turning my heating on only half of the radiator is getting hot. It's hot from top to bottom, but not the full length. The strange thing...
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